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Felice Gimondi

1942 - 2019

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Felice Gimondi (Italian pronunciation: [feˈliːtʃe dʒiˈmondi]; 29 September 1942 – 16 August 2019) was an Italian professional racing cyclist. With his 1968 victory at the Vuelta a España, only three years after becoming a professional cyclist, Gimondi, nicknamed "The Phoenix", was the second cyclist (after Jacques Anquetil) to win all three Grand Tours of road cycling: Tour de France (1965, his first year as a pro), Giro d'Italia (1967, 1969 and 1976), and Vuelta a España (1968). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Felice Gimondi has received more than 203,510 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia. Felice Gimondi is the 11th most popular cyclist (up from 15th in 2019), the 1,632nd most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,627th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Italian Cyclist.

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Among cyclists, Felice Gimondi ranks 11 out of 1,214Before him are Gino Bartali, Lance Armstrong, Bernard Hinault, Raymond Poulidor, Tom Simpson, and Rik Van Looy. After him are Miguel Induráin, Alfredo Binda, François Faber, Charly Gaul, Roger De Vlaeminck, and Henri Cornet.

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Among people born in 1942, Felice Gimondi ranks 143Before him are Pedro Rocha, Péter Nádas, Ivo Viktor, Christopher A. Sims, Linda Evans, and Mir-Hossein Mousavi. After him are Étienne Balibar, Vasily Alekseyev, Michel Kafando, Michel Fourniret, Nicole Fontaine, and Sigfried Held. Among people deceased in 2019, Felice Gimondi ranks 91Before him are Mirjana Marković, Dragoslav Šekularac, Ginger Baker, Nuon Chea, Princess Christina of the Netherlands, and Nikolai Kardashev. After him are Peter Lindbergh, Girish Karnad, Köbi Kuhn, Paul Badura-Skoda, Frank Lucas, and Robert Frank.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Felice Gimondi ranks 1,632 out of 4,668Before him are Infanta Margarita, Duchess of Soria (1939), Antonio Cesti (1623), Viridis Visconti (1352), Giovanni Lanfranco (1582), Annibale de Gasparis (1819), and Leonardo De Lorenzo (1875). After him are Piero Ferrari (1945), Bernardo Rossellino (1409), Alberto Zaccheroni (1953), Giovanni Pacini (1796), Vito Cascio Ferro (1862), and Teobaldo Boccapecci (1100).

Among CYCLISTS In Italy

Among cyclists born in Italy, Felice Gimondi ranks 4Before him are Fausto Coppi (1919), Maurice Garin (1871), and Gino Bartali (1914). After him are Alfredo Binda (1902), Marco Pantani (1970), Ottavio Bottecchia (1894), Francesco Moser (1951), Gastone Nencini (1930), Fiorenzo Magni (1920), Luigi Ganna (1883), and Ercole Baldini (1933).